[OM2008.8 - testing] - no desktop icons any more.

John Lee john_lee at openmoko.com
Wed Oct 22 07:00:13 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 01:33:09PM -0400, Daniel Benoy wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 October 2008 12:33:04 you wrote:
> > hi,
> > 
> > is someone on the testing tree of the 2008.8 distro, and solved the icon 
> > problem yet?

My last comments in #2071, but not the same bug it seems.

> > 
> > i upgraded to the latest testing 2008.8 packages.
> > I know that there is a problem with the splash screen at boot up, that 
> > isn't solved yet.
> > so i disabled the boot screen (btw: that saves 10 seconds boot time)
> > 
> > But now i don't have any desktop icons.

> I'm in the same boat as you there.  Can anyone even shed any light
> on what the cause of this is?  I don't mind a little debugging but
> it's a bit over my head I don't even know where to start.
> Also, is active development (or building from git or whatever)
> happening in the 'testing' instead of 'unstable' ?  If that's the
> case then I misunderstood the purposes of the feeds and should have
> went with stable.

active development happening in unstable.  This illume issue should
not be there in the first place.

> > also the clock-, battery- and signal-panel is at one place now.
> > i restored the old "~/.e" directory but that didn't changed anything.
> I fixed this by removing and reinstalling illume-theme-asu, and then installing illume-theme-illume (I believe this is also necessary in order to get the illume keyboard I like, but it also fixed the problem with all those little icons being squished into the same place and tiny.)

- John

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